The Heretic Volume 1-2

The Heretic Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ... music, with incense and priests in gorgeous robes! Adolphe says, as a marquise, I must be reconciled to the only true church. I am half inclined to be so, the service is so beautiful, some of it much reminding me of. the opera! "Now, my darlings, I have nearly finished my paper, and must add a few words on business. The cash I had with me is, of course, expended, and Adolphe's agent, supposing from a former letter that he had started for Jerusalem, remitted all his rents there; and it will be some time before we can get the money back. Meanwhile ask the dear General to send me four or five hundred, as Adolphe says position has its duties as well as privileges, and we must enter France in state! My own paltry jointure, he deeply regrets to find, is invested in trustees, as otherwise he could have obtained for me at least fifty per cent, in the Pampluna silver mines. "Ever your most devoted mother, "judith, Marquise, "Chateau d'Espagne." "P.S.--Let the remittance be payable on demand." "What do you think of that, Letty?" Violet had got shortened somehow to Letty, and if Letty was at any time a little capricious or petulant or exacting, Letty again became Violet. An unobtrusive hint which the quick-witted girl rarely required. Just now, under pretence of mending the fire, she was in tears. "That is no use, accidents will happen, and this is not so serious as might be. The fellow clearly is a scamp--possibly a swindler; in which case a separation is not difficult, and your mother will be wiser in future. It is a good, sound military maxim that victory is with the side that does not run away, which we have no reason or intention to do; this is only a temporary annoyance. I will set my attorney...show more

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  • Paperback | 354 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 630g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236975804
  • 9781236975805